September 1, 2017

The Role Of Cross Sensitization In Chronic Pain Patients

Pain often modifies the way that the central nervous system works, so that a patient may become more sensitive and experience more pain with less and […]
August 2, 2017

Risk Factors for Persistent Pain: Who Is Most at Risk?

Persistent pain can have an incredibly negative effect on our overall quality of life. Whether it is due to a chronic illness, a recent injury, or […]
July 2, 2017

Interoception: How Awareness of One’s Body Affects Pain

There are many levels of personal awareness and the human species falls on a broad spectrum when it comes to being aware of their surroundings, their […]
June 2, 2017

Conditioned Fear: The Frightening Consequence of Chronic Pain

Pain is an indicator of a threat as well as a trigger of protective behavior caused by fear. An individual undergoing pain will automatically get the […]
May 2, 2017

Psychological Risk Factors for Pain

If you’ve ever been told that “pain is all in your head,” they may be right, but not in the way they were thinking. Pain is […]
May 1, 2017

The Effect of Emotional Pain on Physical Pain

Patients who suffer from emotional stress often also end up dealing with physical pain. Statistics show that people who underwent an event that led to psychology […]